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A hard-working family pursues their passion for raising alpacas on Cape Breton Island.

  • Liam MacDonald
  • Liam MacDonald
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 28, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 18-55mm
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  • Student Project:
  • Canada Shorts Film Festival

    Award of Excellence
  • Canada Shorts Film Festival

    Official Selection
Director Biography - Liam MacDonald

Born and raised on Cape Breton Island, Liam MacDonald is a 21-year-old filmmaker with skills in producing, cinematography, directing, writing and editing. He is a graduate of the NSCC Screen Arts program. Liam's focus remains on people and their relationships with the environment; captured through documentary film. This resulted in his early works being recognized internationally. Currently, Liam is planning his next documentary scheduled for late 2020 and working as a video editor for the Nova Scotia Government. In the future, Liam hopes to continue his expansion in short films, videos and advertisements.

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Director Statement

Woolies certainly was an enlightening experience for me. Diving deep into the Eisenhauers aspirations and daily life made me admire what true, down to earth people they are. I hope everyone can see that embracing your true self and dreaming big is a task anyone can achieve.